what does a healthy, safe and vibrant community look like?

Community Vitality

Community Vitality

Community Vitality

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Residents feel included, eager to participate, and connected to their neighbors. Every voice is heard and arts and culture thrive. 

Education

Community Vitality

Community Vitality

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There is high-quality, well-resourced, and accessible public education, from early childhood to post-secondary levels. 

Environment

Community Vitality

Financial Health & Wealth

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   Both the natural environment (air, water, green spaces) and the built environment (parks, buildings, roads, etc) promote health and community pride.  

Financial Health & Wealth

Financial Health & Wealth

Financial Health & Wealth

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Individuals and families have a steady income that allows them to afford basic needs, like food, rent, and utilities. They also have access to credit, savings, and the opportunity to build long-term wealth.

Food & Agriculture

Financial Health & Wealth

Food & Agriculture

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Everyone has enough to eat. Healthy and high-quality foods are available to all, regardless of income level.

Housing

Financial Health & Wealth

Food & Agriculture

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There are safe, high-quality, and affordable housing options. Residents can select places to rent or own that fit their individual or family needs, and have been built or maintained to a high standard. 

Job Creation & Workforce Development

Job Creation & Workforce Development

Job Creation & Workforce Development

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Everyone has access to meaningful employment. A vibrant workforce is fueled by skill-building opportunities,  and programs that help small business owners succeed.

Public Safety

Job Creation & Workforce Development

Job Creation & Workforce Development

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Programs are in place to prevent crime and violence, and residents perceive that their community is safe.  


Transportation

Job Creation & Workforce Development

Transportation

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All residents have access to affordable and high-quality transportation systems to get to school, work, and recreation every day. 

how do we get there?